George Gobin is currently the Chief Technology and Information Officer (CTIO) at SM Jaleel & Co. headquartered in Trinidad. He is responsible for a team of professionals that support Global Infrastructure, Business Intelligence, Information Risk & Security Management, Systems Architecture , Technology Innovation and Applications for Enterprise Information Systems.
Prior to this he was the Microsoft Regional Manager for Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Bahamas, Belize Turks & Caicos and Jamaica (BCBBTJ).
He was also the General Manager for the Microsoft West Indies regional office of Microsoft Corporation USA and was based in Port of Spain, Trinidad. He has had the experience of engaging with the Caribbean governments around their E-Govt strategies and also consulting with top commercial organizations in the region who are involved in finance, energy, and telecommunications.
George has been in the Information Technology field for the last 35 years.
Civil Society Representative from the Rotary Club.
Dev Gosine graduated from the University of the West Indies with a BSc in Pure Physics and Applied Physics.
He has held the following offices in Rotary: President (two terms), Assistant Governor, and District Secretary of Rotary District 7030. He is part of the District Training team with the responsibility for training Rotary Presidents and Assistant Governors for their terms in office.
He is very involved in Amateur Radio using voice and all modes of digital communication. He is also very active in the Orbiting Satellites Carrying Amateur Radio (OSCAR). He has built satellite tracking systems to track the polar orbiting satellites, including the Space Shuttles, and CAT systems to correct tranceiver’s receive and transmit frequencies for Doppler Shift.
He has had several historic voice contacts with astronauts on board several Space shuttle missions even with students from Naparima College.
He is also engaged in low power (less than 10 W) point to point high frequency world wide digital communications coupled with remote station operation.
He is the Secretary of Trinidad & Tobago Amateur Radio Society
Dev Gosine is also the Vice Principal at Naparima College, San Fernando.
With respect to his ICANN volunteer work, following his two year term as Vice Chair of the GAC, Tracy was asked to Co-Chair the GAC Under-served Regions Working Group focusing on capacity building within developing and emerging economies primarily in the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific regions, and to take the Lead on the GAC Technology Task Force, charged with the redevelopment and redeployment of the GAC’s website on a new ICANN web platform. He also responded to the call to participate as a Community Mentor in ICANN’s Pilot Community Onboarding Program, a role which he performed from ICANN 55 through to ICANN 59, handing over the Mentorship mantle to his graduating, fully onboarded mentee at the end of the Johannesburg meeting. In 2018, he was selected to serve as the Latin American and Caribbean Regional At Large member on the 2019 ICANN Nominating Committee and in 2019, he was selected to serve a second term on the 2020 ICANN Nominating Committee. In September 2019 he was selected by the ICANN Board to serve as Chair-Elect of the 2021 ICANN Nominating Committee.
Patrick is a director on the TTMAG board where he represents the interests of the Trinidad and Tobago Network Information Centre (TTNIC). He attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where he obtained five degrees including a PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He has worked at Bose Corporation, Bell Laboratories, AT&T Laboratories, Ericsson and Huawei. He has published extensively with over 100 refereed technical journal and conference publications and holds 40 granted and 42 pending patents in the areas of telecommunications and wireless technologies.
Patrick was nominated for the Ericsson Inventor of the Year award in 2004, was the Huawei US Wireless Research Employee of the year for 2007, was a NIHERST icon in Science and Technology in 2013, is a 2015 Anthony Sabga Caribbean Laureate for Science and Technology and was inducted into the St. Mary’s College Hall of Fame in 2015. Patrick is presently the administrative and technical contact for the TT top level domain, CEO of the TTNIC and a Professor of Computer Science at the University of the West Indies. His present areas of research include radio resource management, pricing for 5G cellular networks, Data Analytics and Operations Research. For more information visit http://hosein.tt.
Mr. Rabindra Jaggernauth is an experienced IT and Management Consultant. He was a former Partner in charge of Consulting Services at Ernst & Young, a former CEO of the National ICT Company Limited (iGovTT), and was the Managing Director of Esprit Consultants Limited. He has a Bachelor of Mathematics degree from the University of Waterloo, majoring in Computer Science, a Master of Science in Operational Research and Systems Analysis from the University of Aston in Birmingham. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Chartered IT Professional (CITP), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) and a Certified Management Consultant (CMC).
He has over thirty five years industry experience including thirty in consulting at the Senior and Executive levels and has a special interest in the utilization of digital and information technology, process reengineering and change management to improve corporate productivity and performance.
He is a founding member and Past President of the ICT Society of Trinidad and Tobago and the Immediate Past President of the Trinidad and Tobago Coalition of Services Industries.